easy to decorate M&M Christmas sugar cookies

These are adorable! Mini M&Ms make it super easy to decorate Christmas sugar cookies. Fun kid activity and great sugar cookie and cream cheese frosting recipe.

So you know those cookie decorating videos you see on the internet? Where people magically turn a cookie into a piece of art? Ya, I can’t do that. I’m pretty good at making cookies, but I lack basic cookie decorating skills. Or maybe just the will to spend that much time on each cookies. And […]

kids’ holiday masks to print and color

Printable holiday masks for kids to color. Easy and cheap Christmas craft for kids - perfect for classroom parties!

If you signed up to help with the kids’ Christmas party this year, or are just looking for a fun, easy, and inexpensive Christmas craft to do at home, this post is for you. Today I’m sharing free downloads for three holiday masks to print and color. There are three different designs: a snowman, Rudolph, and Santa. All you […]

how to cut snowflakes {video tutorial + free templates}

Cutting out snowflakes is one of our favorite holiday traditions! Learn how to cut snowflakes with this video tutorial and free snowflake templates. Easy Christmas or winter craft for kids.

One of our favorite holiday traditions growing up was cutting out paper snowflakes. Every year we would set aside one evening to sit around the dinner table and cut designs, making enough snowflakes to tape up on all the windows so that even if it didn’t snow it would still look festive. This year I […]

funny t-shirts for teens + other hard to shop for people

Huge list of funny t-shirts for guys, girls, teenagers, men, or anyone else who's hard to shop for. Great Christmas gift ideas for teens. Funny tee shirts.

Ok, teenagers are notoriously hard to shop for when it comes to Christmas and birthdays, right? They’re picky, they want things that are uber expensive, or they say they just want money. Sometimes you just want a gift that will make your teen smile without breaking the bank. Having three teens of my own, I’ve discovered […]

25 adorable Christmas treats to make with your kids

25 adorable Christmas treats to make with your kids! Easy Christmas desserts and edible gift ideas.

Ok, there are a lot of things I enjoy about Christmas, but I will admit that making Christmas treats ranks pretty high on my list of best things about the season. For starters, I really like treats. And there’s something about Christmas that makes everything a bit more magical, even the dessert. I grew up making treats […]

marshmallow snowman {make a hot chocolate buddy!}

This is so awesome! How to make a snowman out of marshmallows to float in your hot chocolate. Fun winter craft activity for kids.

Today’s project is SO. MUCH. FUN! These easy-to-make marshmallow snowmen float in a mug of hot cocoa for an adorable and tasty winter treat. They’re adorable AND simple enough for kids to make. My daughter ended up making an army of snowmen because she thought they were so cool. I got this idea from a photo […]

easy & beautiful DIY fleece blankets

These fleece blankets are gorgeous! How to make easy trimmed fleece blankets. Great DIY Christmas or holiday gift idea!

I was browsing my local Jo-Ann Fabrics the other day, waiting for my number to be called for the cut line. While helping my daughter figure out how many people were in between us (number 97) and the number currently being served (81), I noticed a section of new fabric–the softest, most beautiful fleece I’ve ever seen in […]

25 cheap {but gorgeous!} DIY gift ideas

Great list of gorgeous handmade gifts that are cheap and easy to make! Inexpensive DIY holiday and Christmas gift ideas - most are around $5!

Handmade gifts are the best, right? Except, of course, when they turn out totally lame, or cost you way more money than they were worth. That is not the best. To make sure that doesn’t happen to you, I’ve collected 25 DIY gift ideas that not only turn out gorgeous, they’re also cheap! Many of these gifts can […]